Pallejà

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Pallejà
Municipality
Castell de Pallejà
Castell de Pallejà
Coat of arms of Pallejà
Coat of arms
Pallejà is located in Province of Barcelona
Pallejà
Pallejà
Pallejà is located in Spain
Pallejà
Pallejà
Location in Catalonia
Coordinates: 41°25′27″N 1°59′52″E / 41.42417°N 1.99778°E / 41.42417; 1.99778Coordinates: 41°25′27″N 1°59′52″E / 41.42417°N 1.99778°E / 41.42417; 1.99778
Country  Spain
Community  Catalonia
Province Barcelona
Comarca Baix Llobregat
Government
 • Mayor Ascensión Ratia Checa (2015)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 11,253
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Website palleja.cat

Pallejà is a municipality in the comarca of the Baix Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the right bank of the Llobregat river, on the main N-II road. The main rail lines of the Llobregat corridor pass through the town: the station is served by the FGC services S4, S7 and S8. Pallejà castle was built in the seventeenth century on the site of an older fortress: it currently houses library.

Demography[edit]

1900 1930 1950 1970 1986 2005
656 1022 1065 4081 5919 10339

References[edit]

  • Panareda Clopés, Josep Maria; Rios Calvet, Jaume; Rabella Vives, Josep Maria (1989). Guia de Catalunya, Barcelona:Caixa de Catalunya. ISBN 84-87135-01-3 (Spanish). ISBN 84-87135-02-1 (Catalan).

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